The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - MUSIC REVIEWS - JIM CAR­ROLL

The mu­sic busi­ness has known about Cana­dian singer and song­writer Jahron Brath­waite’s chops for some time, as cred­its on a bunch of hits for Drake and Ri­hanna show. As PARTYNEXTDOOR, he has al­ready re­leased a brace of al­bums show­ing his take on the lusty, noc­tur­nal r’n’b which is the sound of the mo­ment. Like his brother-in-heart­break Drake, PND is a dude who sees him­self as a lover not a fighter and P3 has him com­ing to terms with what hap­pens when that love falls apart. Songs like Only

U, Not Nice and Come And See Me have Brath­waite de­tail­ing how re­la­tion­ships have gone sour and do­ing his best to woo his wo­man (or women) back. It’s all done against the back­ground of sounds which skit and bounce from Caribbean pop to more tra­di­tional r’n’b lean­ings. par­ty­

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